Julie Williams

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Voice2014 Conference Audio Dispatches: Thursday Aug. 28th

Here are Julie Williams’ audio dispatches from the first full day at the Voice2014 conference in Anaheim, California, August 27 to 30. And before we go to the audio, we wanted to include this image placed in the conference program by friends and students of  Vanessa Hart, a voiceover and audiobook narrating powerhouse we lost […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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New VO Book Review: Making Money In Your PJs

I love not only the title, but the content of Making Money in Your PJs, by Paul Strikwerda. Not that I make money in my PJs… no, I make money in my … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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How To Use Skype As A Phone Patch

First, you have to choose how you would like to use Skype, and whether the director or client requires that you have the ability to play back recorded takes. I’ll outline two different methods, the software and the hardware mixer methods. First a little about how to setup your Skype account to prepare for making and receiving calls with standard … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

VoiceOver Legal: Power of Attorney

Question: I received a phone call from a casting director, who is also a manager, who expressed interest in me, which was great. It would be non-exclusive, and she would take 20% for gigs she booked me. She also sent me an application form to fill out, along with a w-9, and a Contract that states I am agreeing to give her power of attorney so she … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Promote or Perish: the SOUND ADVICE Marketing Strategy You Likely Overlooked

By Kate McClanaghan, www.voiceoverinfo.com There’s really is no point in having a demo if no one knows you have one. And it stands to reason industry professionals are more likely to book you based on familiarity. This only comes about through repeated promotions. What marketing and PR professionals know that you might not is the simple fact … [Read More...]